1. What is the ventromedial prefrontal cortex important for?
- Selection of desired behaviour and information
- How to interact appropriately with others and objects and establish links between stimuli and actions
- Creating a mental model of the world. Ability to recognise and create rules for behaviour generalisable across contexts
- Preventing information from interfering with processing
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2. How do you learn behaviours?
- Repetition and rehearsel
- Executive control and attentional control
- Operant and classical conditioning
- Simulation and rehearsel
3. What is processed by anterior regions of DLPFC?
- Anticipatory behaviours
- Behavioural initiation and selection
- Behavioural reasoning
- Behavioural preparation
4. Which of these is NOT a brain region involved in executive control?
- Caudate nucleus and putamen
- Posterior parietal cortex
- Basal ganglia
- Ventromedial PFC
5. Symptoms of abulia resulting from lateral damage to the PFC include?
- Inability to select motor behaviours (frontal dysexecutive syndrome) and no coherent behaviours
- An inability to learn from past behaviour and no coherent behaviours
- Lethargy, quiet withdrawal, inability to deal with metaphors, unable to do towers of Hanoi.
- No spontaneous behaviours and inability to select motor behaviours (frontal dysexecutive syndrome)